Families of Sudan’s revolution’s missing people want truth – Eye on Africa

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In tonight’s edition: A tense run-up to elections in Benin left one dead and several people wounded by gunfire in protests in the central city of Savé on Thursday. And two years since the revolution that toppled former Sudanese dictator Omar Al Bashir and hundreds of people who disappeared during the violent upheaval are still missing. Their loved ones now want answers. And finally Ivorian craftsman and creative Jean-Servais Somian has an international following but plans on giving back to his homeland by opening a design school Ivory Coast.

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